Dr. Dre is the highest paid musician in 2014. However, although the star has released something new when it comes to his music, these earnings are mostly from other projects, it has been revealed by Forbes.
Forbes also revealed that Dr. Dre has earned no less than $620 million this year. The famous magazine claimed that the popular musician made most of this money from selling his Beats headphone company to Apple. So, Dr. Dre has surely made an important business decision in 2014. Of course, none of the other entertainers in the industry was able to equal this amount, although Beyonce did amazing this year, too.
The beautiful singer made $155 million in 2014, being ranked on the second place on the list released by Forbes. Beyonce based her earnings on the success of her surprise album, but also on her world tour with husband Jay Z, On the Run, which has been a hit. Beyonce also had great deals with companies such as H&M and Pepsi, which brought her impressive revenues.
At number 3 is situated The Eagles, who made $100 million. Bon Jovi also had a great year, making no less than $82 million, while Bruce Springsteen made $81 million in the same period of time. Justin Bieber also had a successful year in 2014, despite the numerous scandals in which he had been involved. The star made the sum of $80 million. Taylor Swift had a spectacular year, becoming one of the most powerful women in the industry. She made $64 million in 2014, according to Forbes.
Other female celebrities who have been listed with impressive incomes in the top released by Forbes are Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus and Lady Gaga. They made $40 million, $36 million and $33 million, respectively. It surely seems that many stars have had a profitable year in 2014. The calculations made by Forbes include incomes from concerts, touring, recorded music, but also publishing, merchandise sale and endorsements or other ventures.
Forbes revealed that the data presented at this point has been registered between June 2013 and June 2014.